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Family of Jacob BELEW (2) & Sarah WILBOURN

4. Hosea BELEW. Born on 1 Jan 1817 in Union County, South Carolina. At the age of 50, Hosea died in Bradford, Gibson County, Tennessee on 5 Jun 1867. Buried in Jun 1867 in Antioch Cemetery, Gibson County, Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850.

Per 1860 Carroll County Census, Hosea and Wilmouth Belew were living in 5th District, Carroll County, House 706.

On 23 Jan 1839 when Hosea was 22, he married Wilmouth MURPHY, daughter of ? MURPHY, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 13 Apr 1819 in Tennessee. At the age of 65, Wilmouth died in Bradford, Gibson County, Tennessee on 30 Apr 1884. Buried in 1884 in Antioch Cemetery, Gibson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Wilmurth".

They had the following children:
i. Emily Sarcena. Born on 19 Feb 1840 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Emily Sarcena died on 8 Jun 1908. Buried in Jun 1908 in Sellers Hill Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 24 Oct 1867 when Emily Sarcena was 27, she married Harrison SIMPSON, son of Ezekiel SIMPSON (1806-1870) & Mary ? (1806-1882), in Milan, Gibson County, Tennessee. Born on 1 Jun 1836 in Tennessee. At the age of 72, Harrison died on 23 Sep 1908. Buried in Sep 1908 in Sellers Hill Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

17 ii. Jordan F. (1842-1922)
iii. Marcia Ann. Born in 1845 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 31 Mar 1865 when Marcia Ann was 20, she married W.J. LEACH, in Carroll County, Tennessee.

18 iv. James Monroe (1847-1921)
19 v. George Thomas (1849-1926)
vi. Jacob A.. Born in 1855 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Jake".

Jacob A. married Alice CURTNER.

vii. Sarah. Born in 1857 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Sallie".

In 1884 when Sarah was 27, she married W. Fred McKELVEY, in Milan, Gibson County, Tennessee.


5. Reuben Ezra BELEW. Born on 14 Mar 1819 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 73, Reuben Ezra died in Fulton, Kentucky on 27 Jul 1892. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

Reuben and Mary were living in 13th District, Carroll County, in 1860 - house 1535.

Reuben and Mary were living in the 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee during the 1870 Census.

On 26 Aug 1838 when Reuben Ezra was 19, he first married Mary KYTLE, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1818 in South Carolina. Alias/AKA: "Polly".

They had the following children:
20 i. John Green (1839-1865)
21 ii. William Harrison (1843-)
iii. Martha A.. Born on 27 Jun 1848. At the age of 20, Martha A. died on 24 Feb 1869. Buried in Feb 1869 in Palmer Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 28 Oct 1868 when Martha A. was 20, she married William Albert PALMER, son of William PALMER (1808-1876) & Nancy W. HARRIS (1808-1887), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 7 Aug 1845. At the age of 66, William Albert died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 25 Sep 1911. Buried in 1911 in Blair Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

W. Albert Palmer, farmer, and prominent citizen of the Thirteenth District, was born in Carroll County in 1845, and is one of a family of six children, three of whom are living. The father, William Palmer, was born in Anson County, N.C., in 1808, and his father, Marcus Palmer, was also a native of the same county, and was of English descent He was magistrate in his native county thirty-six years, and died in 1828. William was married in 1829 to Nancy Harris, and in 1830 he, in company with his mother and one brother, came to Carroll County and settled in the Twelfth District, where the mother died about 1842. In 1837 he settled on the farm where our subject now resides, and here ended his days. He died in 1876. The mother of our subject was a native of the same State and county as her husband, and was born in the same year. She is still living with her son, W. A. Our subject grew to manhood on the farm and received a good practical education. In October, 1868, he married Martha Belew, who died four months after her marriage. In March, 1875, he married Susan Hart of Henderson County, and the daughter of James and U. Hart, also of Henderson County. Our subject has always lived on the farm where he was born and reared, and has been so far successful in the management of it as to increase the number of acres to 274. Mr. Palmer is a man of considerable information and good judgment, fully understanding the true method of farming. In politics he is a Democrat, but cast his first presidential vote for Gen. Grant, in 1868. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Mrs. Palmer was born in Henderson County, in 1855, and is an active and devoted member of the Christian Church.


22 iv. Thomas (1853-)
v. Louie Monroe. Born on 26 Jul 1855 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 61, Louie Monroe died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 20 Jul 1917. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

On 10 Apr 1881 when Louie Monroe was 25, he married Emma CAMPBELL, in Carroll County, Tennessee.


On 24 Dec 1874 when Reuben Ezra was 55, he second married Arrena PINCKLEY, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 17 Jul 1828 in Tennessee. At the age of 52, Arrena died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 24 Apr 1881.

They had the following children:
23 i. Benny
ii. Ezra.

In 1919 Ezra married Eva CARNAL, in Carroll County, Tennessee.


6. William Pierce BELEW. Born in 1820 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880.

William Pierce Belew was living in House # 30 of the 13th District, Carroll County, during the 1870 Census.

On 12 Oct 1843 when William Pierce was 23, he first married Elizabeth CHAMBERS, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1826 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Sarah Ann. Born in 1846. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

24 ii. James William (1847-)
iii. Zachariah T.. Born in 1849. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

25 iv. John Wesley (1850-)
v. Jacob F.. Born in 1852 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1910.

Jacob Belew was living with his nephew, Charles Arthur Belew, in the 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee, during the 1910 Census. Jacob Belew was never married.

vi. Mary L. F.. Born on 20 Sep 1855. Mary L. F. died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 20 Sep 1855. Buried in Sep 1855 in Bennett Belew Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

vii. Robert H.. Born on 27 May 1857. At the age of 6, Robert H. died in Carroll County, Tennessee in Apr 1864. Buried in Apr 1864 in Bennett-Belew Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

viii. Columbus. Born in 1858 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

Columbus married S. C. McARTHUR.

ix. Martha J.. Born in 1860 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880.

x. Jodia G.. Born in 1866 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880.

xi. Hosea A.. Born in 1868 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880.


On 18 Sep 1881 when William Pierce was 61, he second married Margaret JOHNSON, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1860 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1910.

Margaret Johnson Belew was living with her son, Charles Arthur Belew, in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee, in 1910.

They had one child:
26 i. Charles Arthur (1883-1943)

7. Anna BELEW. Born in 1820 in Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

Anna married Scott PINCKLEY, son of John PINCKLEY Senior (1760-) & Jennie WOOD (1760-1844). Born in 1810 in Kentucky. At the age of 43, Scott died in Desoto County, Mississippi in 1853.

They had the following children:
i. Seabourn. Born about 1843 in Tennessee. Seabourn died in Camp Randall, Wisconsin.

Seaborn PINCKLEY served in Company C, 55th Infantry Regiment, CSA. He died at a POW Camp at Camp Randall, Wisconsin.

27 ii. John P. (1844-)
iii. Cordelia. Born in 1846 in Mississippi.

iv. Mary Jane. Born in 1847 in Desoto County, Mississippi.

v. Lucinda. Born in 1850 in Desoto County, Mississippi.

vi. Elastrins. Born about 1853 in Desoto County, Mississippi.


8. Thomas BELEW.       Born in 1823 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. At the age of 52, Thomas died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1875. Buried in 1875 in Bennett-Belew Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Occupation: Saloon Keeper, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Tom".

Thomas Belew served as the Commander, Company G, 7th Tennessee Cavalry (US) during the American Civil War.

On 13 Feb 1844 when Thomas was 21, he married Elizabeth Caroline PHILLIPS, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1825 in South Carolina. At the age of 51, Elizabeth Caroline died in Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1876. Buried in 1876 in Bennett-Belew Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
28 i. Emily Jane (1845-1900)
29 ii. James Richard (1846-1917)
30 iii. Newton Henry        (1849-1917)
31 iv. John W. (1852-)
v. George R.. Born on 1 May 1852 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 13, George R. died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 15 Dec 1865. Buried in 1865 in Bennett-Belew Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

vi. Thomas. Born in 1854. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

Was living with parents during the 1870 census.

32 vii. Joseph     (1856-)
33 viii. Sebern Johnson          (1858-1931)
ix. Renzora F.. Born on 19 Jun 1860 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Renzora F. died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 15 Dec 1860. Buried in Dec 1860 in Bennett-Belew Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Wren".

x. Charles. Born in 1862.

Moved to the Western United States, along with his brothers, John and Joseph, in search of gold.

Charles married Nettie JOHNSON.

34 xi. Jacob Wilmoth (1868-1956)

9. John Green BELEW. Born on 5 Jun 1830 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, John Green died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 28 Mar 1899. Buried in Mar 1899 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Occupation: Farmer and machinist.

Military: Served in Company G, 7th Tennessee Cavalry, US, during the American Civil War.

John G. Belew, farmer and machinist, was born in Carroll County, Tenn., 1830, and is one of seven children, four of whom are living. The father, Jacob Belew, was born in South Carolina in 1796 and had very meager advantages for an education. He was a saddler by occupation in his younger days and when about twenty-two years of age, married Sarah Wilburn. In about 1819 they emigrated to Carroll County, and purchased land in the Thirteenth District on which he passed the remainder of his days. He was one of the very early pioneers of Carroll County having settled there when the county was a vast wilderness. He died in 1855. The mother was born in South Carolina about 1794, and died about 1869. Our subject was reared under the parental roof and received his education in the old log schoolhouses of that period. He learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed exclusively till about 1860. In October, 1858, he married Adaline Parker, of Henderson County, and then located in Clarksburg, where he has since resided. By-this union they had one child deceased. In June, 1859, Mrs. Belew died and in October, 1860, he married Miss Mitchell, a native of Kentucky, born about 1840 and the daughter of Scott Mitchell. This union resulted in the birth of eight children-seven now living: William E., Ludie, James S., Robert L., Mettie, Ada and Thomas. Mrs. Belew died in 1880. She was a devoted wife and mother, and a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. During the late Civil war, Mr. Belew, in August, 1862, enlisted in Company G, Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, Confederate Army, and was captured in December of the same year, taken to Camp Chase where he was held on parole till September, 1863. He then returned to Salisbury, Miss., and rejoined the service. At the end of fifteen months of hardship and suffering he returned home. Previous to the war, in 1860, he engaged in the milling business, manufacturing both lumber and flour, which pursuit he has since continued with evident success. His mill is situated two and a half miles northwest of Clarksburg. He also owns about 700 acres of land, the most of which is producing and in a high state of cultivation. The home farm consists of 158 acres at Clarksburg. In politics Mr. Belew was formerly a Whig and cast his first presidential vote for Gen. Scott, Since the war he has affiliated with the Republican party. He is a Mason of long standing, and an advocate of universal education and is a liberal supporter of charitable, religion and all public enterprises.


John and son, Joseph N. Belew, were living in the household of Joseph McCall, 13th District, Carroll County, during the 1860 Census.

In Oct 1858 when John Green was 28, he first married Rebecca Adaline PARKER, daughter of Joseph A. PARKER (1818-1854) & Sarah Ann COFFEY (-1844), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 8 Aug 1838 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 20, Rebecca Adaline died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 7 Jun 1859. Buried in Jun 1859 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Died in childbirth.

They had one child:
i. Joseph Napoleon. Born on 24 Oct 1858 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 19, Joseph Napoleon died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 22 Jan 1878. Buried in Jan 1878 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.


John and Adaline had one child that died in infancy.

On 24 Oct 1860 when John Green was 30, he second married Mary Mainard MITCHELL, daughter of Scott MITCHELL, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 19 Oct 1839 in Kentucky. At the age of 41, Mary Mainard died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 3 Mar 1881. Buried in Mar 1881 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
35 i. William Etheridge (1862-1949)
ii. Ludie Ulyisis. Born on 16 Aug 1864 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Ludie Ulyisis died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1939. Buried in 1939 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

iii. James Sherman. Born on 1 Oct 1866 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 31, James Sherman died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 1 Oct 1897. Buried in Oct 1897 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

36 iv. Robert Lee (1868-1945)
v. Mattie Jasper. Born on 26 Oct 1870 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 89, Mattie Jasper died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1960. Buried in 1960 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 14th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1930.

37 vi. Ada Frances (1873-1958)
38 vii. Thomas Jefferson (1876-1962)
viii. Elizabeth Pearl. Born on 25 Feb 1880 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Elizabeth Pearl died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 9 Jan 1881. Buried in 1881 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Lizzie".


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